1. Aaron Lewis Scolds Grabby Audience in Onstage Rant: 'Your Mothers Should Be Ashamed' (Video)

    June 02, 2014 5:37 PM EDT In defending a crowd-surfing teen, the Staind frontman admonished the audience at a concert for Kansas City radio station 98.9 The Rock: "That f---ing girl is, like, 15 ... and you f---ing pieces of shit are molesting her!" Word to the wise: respect women at Staind shows or face…

  2. Kid Rock, Staind, Five Finger Death Punch Headlining Rocklahoma 2014

    February 12, 2014 9:15 PM EST Twisted Sister, Motorhead also set to perform this May Kid Rock, Staind, Five Finger Death Punch and Motorhead are among the headliners of this year's Rocklahoma. In its eighth iteration, the Oklahoma rock festival will bring in a score of top artists in the genre, following up past…

  3. Rock on the Range 2014: Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rock Headlining

    January 16, 2014 11:11 AM EST In its eighth year, Columbus, Ohio's Rock on the Range festival has expanded to a full three-day lineup, with Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Kid Rock serving as the 2014 headliners. The full lineup for the hard rock fest, taking place from May 16-18 at Columbus Crew Stadium,…

  4. Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 50 Artists, Most Top 10s, Most No. 1s & More

    September 09, 2013 4:58 PM EDT As Billboard celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Alternative chart, which made its debut on Sept. 10, 1988 under the title "Modern Rock," we've delved into the tally's history to countdown the top Alternative songs, and here we dive even deeper and list the…

  5. Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs

    September 09, 2013 11:37 AM EDT The alternative radio format is built upon the promise of what's coming next, so it's no surprise that the music played by alternative stations has experienced multiple changes during the last 25 years. The wide-ranging format of 1988 (when the chart debuted  with the name, …

  6. Korn Announces Family Values Festival Lineup

    September 03, 2013 3:02 PM EDT After a six-year drought, metal fans are getting their Family Values back, if only for a day. Korn has announced the lineup and other details for the 2013 edition of the festival, to be held Oct. 5 at the 1st Bank Center in Denver. Joining Korn in Colorado will be Hollywood Undead, Asking…

  7. Foo Fighters, Gaslight Anthem Songs Featured in Hurricane Sandy Documentary

    June 04, 2013 7:42 PM EDT A documentary short focusing on life after Hurricane Sandy in New York's Rockaway Peninsula features music from Foo Fighters, The Gaslight Anthem and more is out today (June 4). "Beach 119," which chronicles the lives of the residents of Beach 119th Street in the Rockaways…

  8. Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert Line-up for Memorial Day Fest

    May 27, 2013 2:32 PM EDT Some of country music's big names, including Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Zac Brown Band, take the stage at the Bayou Country Superfest at LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest. The festival's producer, Quint Davis, said the talent and…

  9. Jason Newsted's Upcoming Album Will Be 'All Metal All The Time'

    May 23, 2013 12:07 PM EDT Debut LP, due out in late summer, follows his aptly titled "Metal" EP. Jason Newsted is back and (head)banging -- with a new band that bears his surname, a new EP and a full-length album coming this summer. And all of that is as much of a surprise to him as it is to fans of the…

  10. Evanescence, 'Fallen': Classic Track-By-Track

    March 04, 2013 12:20 PM EST "They threw us out of the office. They said, 'A chick and a piano? Are you kidding? On rock radio?'" According to Wind-up Records president Ed Vetri, that's what a radio programmer said back in 2003 when Wind-up knocked on the station's door to solicit airplay…

  11. Miguel 'Adorn's No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay For 20th Week: Weekly Chart Notes

    January 25, 2013 6:24 PM EST A look at other songs to rule Billboard radio charts for at least 20 frames, as well as what makes Miguel's smash so durable. Miguel's "Adorn" joins an elite group of hits to have led a Billboard airplay ranking for a whopping 20 weeks or more, as his smooth ballad tops…

  12. Weekly Chart Notes: Pop Radio's Folk Balancing Act

    January 11, 2013 4:12 PM EST With the Lumineers, Phillip Phillips and Ed Sheeran in heavy rotation, how is the format handling an influx of folk/rock strumming? After last year brought a marked shift to an acceptance of unlikely alternative hits at pop radio from the likes of Gotye, fun., Alex Clare and more, early 2013…

  13. 21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

    September 17, 2012 7:25 PM EDT You've already seen Billboard's 2012 list of 21 young stars under 21 who are burning the brightest in the music world, but these 12 brand-new artists could soon find their way onto the list. Return To "21 Under 21" Main Page Ryan Beatty (Age 16) On his way to becoming…

  14. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  15. Trey Songz Gets First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    August 29, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Meanwhile, Owl City scores a top 10 debut and Adele ends a 79-week run Trey Songz finally nabs his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as "Chapter V" bows atop the list with 135,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the R&B singer's fifth full-length…

  16. Papa Roach Pulls Out of Tour, Citing Vocal Problems

    August 24, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Papa Roach singer Jacoby Shaddix is going under the knife to remove a nodule on his left vocal cord, forcing the alt-rock band to pull out of the UPROAR Festival tour. Vocal Problems: Why So Many Artists Struggle To Stay at Full Volume "It's no secret that I've been having…

  17. The Beat: Murs on Gay Rights, Staind on Hiatus, Phil Lesh on Further

    July 23, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Welcome to the "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- all from the streets of Venice Beach. In today's episode, J.B. gives the…

  18. Aaron Lewis on Staind's Upcoming Hiatus: 'We're Not Breaking Up'

    July 20, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Singer preps new solo album, 'The Road,' for September release. An upcoming Staind hiatus will allow frontman Aaron Lewis to immerse himself deeper in his country music pursuit as a solo artist, including his first full-length album, "The Road," which comes out Sept. 11 on…

  19. Chart Highlights: Carrie Underwood Crowns Country Songs With 'Good Girl'

    June 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Underwood's 'Good Girl' is better than good: it's the new No. 1 on Country Songs. Plus, fellow former 'American Idol' queen Kelly Clarkson tops AC and One Direction rules Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard…

  20. Pop Rocks: fun. Times for Alternative at Top 40 Radio

    April 16, 2012 12:05 PM EDT As fun. and Gotye's alternative smashes cross to top 40, lines are blurring between the two formats. Alternative music isn't quite so alternative lately. With Julie Pilat shares a similar perspective, as she serves as PD of Clear Channel alternative KYSR and asst. PD/music director…

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